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Hundreds of Millions of Dollars Committed to Developing Countries for Ozone Layer Protection

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28/11/2014

Developing countries are to receive over US$507 million under the Montreal Protocol to ensure the continued phase-out of the ozone depleting substance hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs). The 197 parties to the Vienna Convention and Montreal Protocol also decided to further discuss in a special meeting all issues related to hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) management. HFCs have high greenhouse gas ...

Market for Nuclear Valves to Exceed $2.4 Billion in 2017

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27/11/2014

East Asian purchases of valves for nuclear power plants will boost the market for valves in the nuclear industry to over $2.4 billion by 2017. This is the conclusion in Nuclear Power Plant Valve Forecast and Analysis published by the McIlvaine Company. In 2017 China and other East Asian nuclear valve purchasers will spend $755 million. This represents over 30 percent of the anticipated total ...

Climate change talks: MEPs chart the course from Lima to Paris

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27/11/2014

Talks to be held in Lima next month should enable global partners to reach an ambitious climate agreement in Paris in 2015, so as to keep the world on track for a sub-2°C climate warming scenario, Parliament said in a resolution voted on Wednesday. MEPs reiterated the pledge by the EU and its member states to step up contributions to the UN Green Climate Fund. "We'll be facing a significant ...

EU-OSHA launches free e-guide on managing stress and psychosocial risks at work

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28/11/2014

As part of the Healthy Workplaces Manage Stress campaign, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) today launched its e-guide on managing stress and psychosocial risks. Stress is an important occupational safety and health (OSH) concern in about 80% of European businesses and is one of the main reasons for lost working days in Europe. However, less than a third of European ...

Introduction of Genius5 Pmctrace

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27/11/2014

2012 the Genius5 pmctrace was introduced at the VDI seminar "Plant related MonitAnlagenbezogenes Monitoring with new concepts“ in Nürtingen. 2 years later the devepped instrument is shown. In 2014 the sampling system was developped to a reliable instrument, which is able to take representative sample from exhaust gas stream over long periode. Target of biogen fraction determination ...

Webinar Series: `Inside In Situ Thermal Remediation`

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28/11/2014

Presented by TerraTherm's Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Gorm Heron, and recorded on November 20th, 2014. Steam Enhanced Extraction - The tricky thermal solution for permeable ...

What’s wrong with the circular economy?

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24/11/2014

Companies with circular economy business models currently struggle to raise investment because investors are generally unfamiliar with the concept of the circular economy According to research to be published by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the lack of information about financial risk is a key reason why investors are hesitant to invest in companies following this business model.. Beate ...

Avoid the risk of Clogging, use Dragflow Chopper

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27/11/2014

Protect your pump from clogging. Use the new DRAGFLOW Chopper to increase the efficiency of the No Clog recessed impeller Pump (EL 60 RI). The Chopper has been specifically designed for use with our upcoming RI series, the Recessed Impeller, series of pumps which are a high - efficiency, non-clog design suitable for passing stringy or fibrous material create to effectively chop material before ...

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